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Residential Faculty - Occupational Program Director Paramedic Education
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The Nursing, Psychological Sciences, Theatre and Film Arts Departments have partnered with the Fire Science and EMT programs in developing a realistic training scenarios for future first responders.
Mesa Community College Department of EMS / Fire Science has developed a creative Immersive Total Patient Management Experience (ITPME) through an innovative use of resources commonly available in most community college environments. The ITPME event serves as a capstone assessment prior to the paramedic student being authorized to begin the field internship phase of their educational program. (click to continue reading below video)
Comprised of twenty immersive, hyper-realistic scenarios delivered over a two-day period, this multi-disciplinary approach to medical patient simulation includes the departments of EMT, Fire Science and Paramedicine, Theatre and Film Arts, Psychology, Public Safety, Nursing, and Medical Students from Midwestern University -- Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine.
The Theatre and Film Arts Department participation is a foundational resource in ITPME, providing dramatic real-life representation of patient-based scenarios as well as realistic scripting, moulage of the actors, and the setting of the scene.